How to Save the World

How to Save the World

We may appreciate things intellectually (global warming,the war in Darfur, poverty, the need for security against violence) butwe will not generally fight for them unless we relate to thememotionally, viscerally. Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays. In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works. October 15, 2007 What Makes Us Care About Nature?

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Sure, you can get peopleworked up about Darfur or Global Warming with some good photos or astirring editorial, but soon enough it becomes abstract to them again. Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays. In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

December 3, 2007 Gangs and the Malleability of Human Ethics (posted from Vancouver) O bserversof the now decade-long intractable genocides and civil wars in Darfur,Somalia, Chad, Zaire and other African nations describe the same gangphenomena repeated endlessly: Men horrifically tortured andslaughtered, women systematically and repeatedly raped, childrenkidnapped and forced into slavery and military duty, animals and otherresources stolen, and villages burned to the ground.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Sure, you can get peopleworked up about Darfur or Global Warming with some good photos or astirring editorial, but soon enough it becomes abstract to them again. Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays. In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

We may appreciate things intellectually (global warming,the war in Darfur, poverty, the need for security against violence) butwe will not generally fight for them unless we relate to thememotionally, viscerally. Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays. In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works. October 15, 2007 What Makes Us Care About Nature?

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Internet Strategy, Genocide Prevention

Influence

Mark highlighted these five online actions as core to the Genocide Intervention Network's success: Background research: Compare data from multiple online sources to identify, assess, and prioritize emerging genocide threats, and to learn the specific actions of individual policymakers in response, such as individual actions (or lack thereof) on the Darfur crisis. See the Darfur scores for example.

Facebook (and Twitter and LinkedIn): What’s the Dif?

Hildy Gottlieb

You can start a group that is dedicated to any one of a zillion causes or issues - from being a fan of Firefly to wanting to save Darfur - and like the block party, you can recruit your friends to join you in those causes.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Gangs and the Malleability of Human Ethics: Observers of the now decade-long intractable genocides and civil warsin Darfur, Somalia, Chad, Zaire and other African nations describe thesame gang phenomena repeated endlessly: Men horrifically tortured andslaughtered, women systematically and repeatedly raped, childrenkidnapped and forced into slavery and military duty, animals and otherresources stolen, and villages burned to the ground.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Why People Commit Atrocities: Psychologist TherapyDoc asks how ordinary, sane people can commit horrific atrocities ,as happened in Nazi death camps, Rwanda, Yugoslavia, Darfur, and ishappening still all over the world, including in US-funded tortureprisons, and in homes where people are abused, and in thousands offactory farms that most of us rely on for our food. Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Television coverage of the summer Olympics probably wontcut away from those sleek athletes to the charred bodies of massacredvillagers and the anguished faces of young gang-rape victims in Darfur,or the bloodied heads of young monks and uncounted corpses andprisoners in Burma and Tibet. Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays. In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Gangs and the Malleability of Human Ethics: Observers of the now decade-long intractable genocides and civil warsin Darfur, Somalia, Chad, Zaire and other African nations describe thesame gang phenomena repeated endlessly: Men horrifically tortured andslaughtered, women systematically and repeatedly raped, childrenkidnapped and forced into slavery and military duty, animals and otherresources stolen, and villages burned to the ground.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Gangs and the Malleability of Human Ethics: Observers of the now decade-long intractable genocides and civil warsin Darfur, Somalia, Chad, Zaire and other African nations describe thesame gang phenomena repeated endlessly: Men horrifically tortured andslaughtered, women systematically and repeatedly raped, childrenkidnapped and forced into slavery and military duty, animals and otherresources stolen, and villages burned to the ground.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Gangs and the Malleability of Human Ethics: Observers of the now decade-long intractable genocides and civil warsin Darfur, Somalia, Chad, Zaire and other African nations describe thesame gang phenomena repeated endlessly: Men horrifically tortured andslaughtered, women systematically and repeatedly raped, childrenkidnapped and forced into slavery and military duty, animals and otherresources stolen, and villages burned to the ground.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Gangs and the Malleability of Human Ethics: Observers of the now decade-long intractable genocides and civil warsin Darfur, Somalia, Chad, Zaire and other African nations describe thesame gang phenomena repeated endlessly: Men horrifically tortured andslaughtered, women systematically and repeatedly raped, childrenkidnapped and forced into slavery and military duty, animals and otherresources stolen, and villages burned to the ground.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays. In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

When social conscience extends no farther than ourselves, our friends,our families then Darfur and secret American prisons abroad are not[perceived to be] a problem". Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays. In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

When social conscience extends no farther than ourselves, our friends,our families then Darfur and secret American prisons abroad are not[perceived to be] a problem". Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays. In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Yet we see it everywhere, becoming bloodier all the time.Machetes used to kill neighbours in Rwanda, torture, rape, burning ofvillages, massive theft by gangs and enslavement of children in Darfur-- we find these things unfathomable and unbearable, contrary to ournotion of humanity. Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays. In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works.

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